Filinter Group Trading Co. Ltd is a Canadian private sector global marketing service corporation, a resource group of trained, tested, and experienced export / import professionals knowledgeable and skilled in traditional and Internet-driven international trade best practices.
Our core business is to guide and help our Clients in Canada and the United States in exporting their products and technologies to Continental Asia and the Middle East, European Union and Africa. In turn, we advise and assist our Clients on how to optimize their purchasing activities in North America.
Our Managing Director, Forte Gerardo, has over 30 years experience in international trade and commercial diplomacy. A Certified Exporter® registered in the International Import Export Institute (IIEI) where he is a member of its Global Advisory Board, he is also:
Grantee of UN Scholarship in Inter-cultural Relations at UNESCO-WAY Centre for Advanced Study and Training, Sri Lanka (Ceylon), 1956
Grantee of UN Certificate in Group Training for Trade Promotion, GATT-UNCTAD-ITC Training Course on International Trade, Copenhagen, Denmark, 1969
Panel negotiator, First Canada Philippines Trade Agreement of 1971; and Chair, Special Committee on National Exports Planning (1971-1973), Department of Commerce and Industry of the Philippines
Former Philippine Trade Representative in Scandinavia – Denmark, Sweden and Norway (1969-1971); First Trade Commissioner & Philippine House Manager in Toronto 1972-1977),
Chair and Managing Director, Filinter Group Trading Co. Ltd and Filinter Export Training Center <www.filinter.net> – 1983- present
Recipient for Filinter Group Trading the Canadian Chamber of Commerce / Canada-Taiwan Business Association Pioneer Award for developing a new Canadian export product to Taiwan,1995.
In cover of Canadian Immigrant Magazine as “Trade Maker” in Business of Trade Issue, October 2009; named finalist in the magazine’s search of top 25 immigrants in Canada for 2010.
Author, “Ka-intindi’han – Mutual Understanding” : Canadians’ Practical Guide Dealing with Global Filipinos in Business, @ Work, @ Home and in the Communities, 2008 Edition
Past President of Canada Philippines Business Council, 2008-2010; Member, Advisory Board.
Founder & Director, Filinter Export Training Center ((FETC) - Approved Provider of the International Import Export Institute Certified Exporter(R) - CE Course of study for ethnic communities in Canada and Philippines. - 2010- Present
Honorary Member, Consular Corps Association of Toronto
Your Certified Exporter Guide to Good Trading Worldwide
At Filinter Group Trading, we seek and invite active buyers, suppliers, agents and co-venturers in the world’s major business cities who deal in the products and services we offer as described in this website. If you are interested in working with us, please contact us directly or refer your inquiries through Canadian and/or US Commercial Counselors in your city. We welcome your participation.